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We went to China - again!
2019-20 - Another tour to China - another chronicle from our principal flute, Lynda Robertson...
Leader Vacancy

We are looking for an outstanding orchestra leader who will further enhance the SPO. You will not only be a highly skilled performer with the ability to nurture players in your section, but you will also share in the orchestra’s ambition and ethos of enjoyment and passion for music making. We will pay a fee appropriate to suitability and experience.

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We went to China!

We were first invited to tour China over New Year 2017-18. Nine concerts in nine cities with lots of train travel. Our principal flute, Lynda Robertson, shares her memory of the tour...

Government Guidance - latest rules for performing arts group
Latest government guidance on rehearsing and performing 
SPO at 125 years
We celebrated 125 years of the orchestra in 2016...